Special Interest Groups (SIG)
Special Interest Groups are multi-professional groups who share a special interest in a particular aspect of continence care.
NB: the Functional Disability Interest Group is not an ACA SIG but runs from PromoCon, Manchester.For further details : Contact Julie Vickerman at PromoCon
Chair: Wendy Ness
Croydon University Hospital
530 London Road
020 8401 3000
Our thanks to Norgine for their continued support of the ACA and the work of the BIG.
- January 2013: The RCN bowel care document has now been updated to incorporate the most recent best practice in bowel care and is entitled “Management of lower bowel dysfunction, including DRE and DRF. A guidance for nurses” the link for this document can be found at http://www.rcn.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/157363/003226.pdf
- December 2010: The new NICE guidance for Prucalopride for the treatment of chronic constipation in women has been published
- Wendy has put together some useful web addresses for those interested in bowel care as well as some referenced articles with abstracts.
- Details of the BIG award, presented annually at conference, can be found on the awards section of the website
Chair: Clare Holden
Members of the PFIG have developed an educational leaflet to teach girls about their pelvic floor.
The ‘Teenage Pelvic Floor Awareness Leaflet’ is available now and can be purchased in the ACA shop!.